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Black Spade Capital Aims to Build an SPAC-themed Portfolio

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 8:15am

Savvy investors in the East are catching up fast with the trend and among them is Black Spade Capital Limited, the family office of casino magnate Lawrence Ho Yau Lung.

Key Points: 
  • Savvy investors in the East are catching up fast with the trend and among them is Black Spade Capital Limited, the family office of casino magnate Lawrence Ho Yau Lung.
  • "We aim to be one of the first Asian family offices to build an SPAC-themed portfolio," said Mr. Dennis Tam, President and CEO of Black Spade Capital.
  • The whole SPAC trend has to do to a certain extent with the abundance of capital in the market seeking return.
  • Black Spade Capital Limited is an established family office that manages the private investments of Mr. Lawrence Ho.

CGTN: China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan Writes Letter to German Students

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 9:13am

Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, wrote a letter on Tuesday to students and teachers at Burggymnasium, a public secondary school in Essen, Germany, encouraging them to make a new contribution to strengthening the friendship between peoples of China and Germany.

Key Points: 
  • Peng Liyuan, wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, wrote a letter on Tuesday to students and teachers at Burggymnasium, a public secondary school in Essen, Germany, encouraging them to make a new contribution to strengthening the friendship between peoples of China and Germany.
  • It set up the Chinese course in 1994 and organized the students and teachers to visit China for exchange and study multiple times in recent years.
  • In March 2014, when Peng accompanied Xi on a state visit to Germany, she visited the school and sat in on a Chinese class.
  • In October 2016, Peng met the school's students and teachers in Beijing, who were on their study trip to China.

Julia Greer joins Azul 3D's all-star advisory board

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 12:00pm

A world-renowned scientist and engineer, Greer has been recognized by numerous awards, including being named one of CNN's 2020 Visionaries.

Key Points: 
  • A world-renowned scientist and engineer, Greer has been recognized by numerous awards, including being named one of CNN's 2020 Visionaries.
  • "I am very excited to be a part of the advisory board of such a creative and forward-thinking company," Greer said.
  • In January 2021 alone, Stanford University's flexible electronics trailblazer Zhenan Bao and world-renowned litigators Steven Cherny and Ray Nimrod also joined Azul 3D's advisory board.
  • We're energized to work with our new advisory board members to continue advancing the field forward."

CGTN: After 'extraordinary' 2020, what are Xi Jinping's expectations for 2021?

Friday, January 1, 2021 - 3:11am

What are Chinese President Xi Jinping's expectations for 2021, especially after the country's hard-won achievements in 2020?

Key Points: 
  • What are Chinese President Xi Jinping's expectations for 2021, especially after the country's hard-won achievements in 2020?
  • To realize all these goals, upholding the Party leadership is the most fundamental guarantee, Xi has said on many occasions.
  • The CPC's original aspiration is even firmer 100 years later, Xi said.
  • Xi said, before sending his sympathies to all those infected with the coronavirus.

Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) Announces its 2020 Award Recipients

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

The Global Semiconductor Alliance ( GSA ) is proud to announce the award recipients honored at this years GSA Awards Virtual Ceremony that took place yesterday, Dec. 3.

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  • The Global Semiconductor Alliance ( GSA ) is proud to announce the award recipients honored at this years GSA Awards Virtual Ceremony that took place yesterday, Dec. 3.
  • Although the Dr. Morris Chang Exemplary Leadership Award committee elected to forego naming a recipient this year as it is preferred to give this prestigious, lifetime achievement award in person, the virtual ceremony included a presentation to honor past recipients.
  • This award recognizes and profiles the next generation of women leaders in the semiconductor industry who are believed to be rising to top executive roles within their organizations.
  • This years recipients include:
    These awards are derived from a broad evaluation of the financial health and performance of public semiconductor companies.

TV series featuring cockroach-eating Wu Zetian: Prejudiced 'history' is not cool

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 2:00pm

In the skit, hosts introduce a character who is supposed to be Wu Zetian, a Chinese empress from the Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Key Points: 
  • In the skit, hosts introduce a character who is supposed to be Wu Zetian, a Chinese empress from the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
  • The "Empress Wu" is served with cockroaches and hornet larvae, and she eats them enthusiastically, explaining that it was normal for people to eat them in the Tang Dynasty.
  • The show's target audience is children and teenagers, who haven't yet acquired either a complete view of the world or sufficient knowledge.
  • This episode broadcast on the ABC has exposed its filmmakers and directors' ignorance of Empress Wu and the Tang Dynasty.

China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, Erdos Resources Co., Ltd launch specific fund to care for children of deceased COVID-19 fight heroes

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 8:06am

ERDOS, China, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 2, the launching ceremony of "Warm Erdos Special Fund" of China Soong Ching Ling Foundation was held in the former residence of Soong Ching Ling, who was a former honorary president of China and the wife of Chinese revolutionary Dr. Sun Yat-sen.

Key Points: 
  • ERDOS, China, Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 2, the launching ceremony of "Warm Erdos Special Fund" of China Soong Ching Ling Foundation was held in the former residence of Soong Ching Ling, who was a former honorary president of China and the wife of Chinese revolutionary Dr. Sun Yat-sen.
  • Erdos, as an enterprise with a strong sense of social responsibility, has made great efforts to support the fight against the epidemic.
  • Our some 40,000 employees in Erdos will keep them company along the way," a senior official with Erdos said.
  • Caption: Zhao Kui (right), vice chairman with Erdos Resources Co., Ltd. donates a check to the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation.

Honest and Applicable: Targeted and practical policies, outlined in President Xi's book, remain relevant even in turbulent times

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 5:08am

President Xi Jinping is leading the country during a period of unprecedented challenges, which had been apparent even before the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Key Points: 
  • President Xi Jinping is leading the country during a period of unprecedented challenges, which had been apparent even before the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
  • As he says, "One should be mindful of possible danger in times of peace, downfall in times of survival, and chaos in times of stability."
  • What deserves attention, particularly from the Western perspective, is that this miracle was created with a different governance model.
  • This is what makes the book special: its honesty and applicability in day-to-day domestic and international politics, even under extreme circumstances.

Honest and Applicable: Targeted and practical policies, outlined in President Xi's book, remain relevant even in turbulent times

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 4:34am

President Xi Jinping is leading the country during a period of unprecedented challenges, which had been apparent even before the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Key Points: 
  • President Xi Jinping is leading the country during a period of unprecedented challenges, which had been apparent even before the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
  • As he says, "One should be mindful of possible danger in times of peace, downfall in times of survival, and chaos in times of stability."
  • What deserves attention, particularly from the Western perspective, is that this miracle was created with a different governance model.
  • This is what makes the book special: its honesty and applicability in day-to-day domestic and international politics, even under extreme circumstances.

China Natural Resources, Inc. Appoints Zou Yu as Vice President

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 1:45pm

HONG KONG, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Natural Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHNR) (the "Company") announced today that Zou Yu has been appointed as a Vice President of the Company, such appointment effective as of October 22, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Oct. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- China Natural Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHNR) (the "Company") announced today that Zou Yu has been appointed as a Vice President of the Company, such appointment effective as of October 22, 2020.
  • Mr. Zou has also worked with several private equity funds.
  • Mr. Zou graduated from Sun Yat-Sen University in June 2007, with a Master of Business Administration degree.
  • "We are delighted to welcome Zou Yu to our team.